Application of Rules
Dr. Stein uses the parable of the Good Samaritan as an example of how to apply the four rules of interpreting parables. He also applies the four rules to interpret the parables of the hidden treasure and the pearl, the ten virgins, the unjust steward and the laborers in the vineyard.
Lesson Fifteen: The Teachings of Jesus
I. Application of Rules to the Parable of the Good Samaritan
II. Other Parables
A. The Hidden Treasure and the Pearl
B. The Ten Virgins
C. The Unjust Steward
D. The Laborers in the Vineyard
III. Sub-rules for Arriving at the Main Point of a Parable
A. Who are the two main characters?
B. What occurs at the end? (rule of end stress)
C. What occurs in direct discourse?
D. Who gets the most space/press?